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Bangkok's Wat Arun

Our first stop on our whirlwind tour of the temples of Bangkok was Wat Arun, located on the opposite side of the Chao Phraya river from the Grand Palace and Wat Po. 436 more words

Family Fun

Hoi An

We wandered the colorful old town of Hoi An today in scorching heat, first on foot and then in a pedicab. Isa melted down after she accidentally spilled a strawberry milkshake on herself, which led me to go across the narrow street to buy a dress for her to wear while she was still screaming. 14 more words


The Good Vibes of Central Java

After three weeks in the lap of luxury in Penang, Malaysia, we were ready to shake things up a bit and get back on the road. 1,435 more words


Jikjisa Temple

One of my first weekends in Gumi, I got to go over to Gimcheon and visit the Jikjisa Temple, which is one of the oldest Buddhist temples in South Korea, constructed in 418. 38 more words

South Korea

Bhutan – The Picturesque Tiger’s Nest Temple and the quaint town of Paro

Our first view of the incredible Tiger’s Nest Temple Complex was a small white dot, high above us, clinging to the side of the mountain. We were very excited to begin the steep trek to get a closer look. 886 more words


Pho Hien Buddhist Meditation Temple, Worcester, MA

A Curious Baby Pokes His Index Finger into the Belly Button of Hoi Toi the Laughing Buddha in the Courtyard at the Pho Hien Buddhist Meditation Temple on Dewey Street in Worcester, MA